The Ryukyu International Marine Program, which is organized jointly by the Field of Biosciences, Environmental Sciences, and Chemistry, offers an opportunity for graduate study to students from abroad by instructing all courses in the English language.
Upon enrollment, candidates will be each assigned to an advisor who will direct their thesis research in the designated field of specialization. The degree of Doctor of Science/Philosophy will be awarded in recognition of thesis research and course work including seminars with a minimum of 12 credit hours. Some of the courses may include laboratory work and training.
Before deciding the field and the topic of research, applicants are encouraged and recommended to contact appropriate supervisor(s) listed in the Faculty Members.